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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there is 1 public middle school managed by Derry Township SD School District serving 866 students in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Derry Township SD School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Hershey Hershey Middle School
    500 Homestead Rd
    Hershey, PA 17033
    (717)531-2222

    Grades: 6-8 | 866 students

Overview

School District NameDerry Township SD School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students2,867 students
# of Teachers218 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
# of Male Students1,385 students
% Male Students
48%
# of Female Students1,482 students
% Female Students
52%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.45
# of American Indian Students8 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students339 students
% Asian Students
12%
# of Hispanic Students189 students
% Hispanic Students
7%
# of Black Students120 students
% Black Students
4%
# of White Students2,114 students
% White Students
74%
# of Hawaiian Students2 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students95 students
% of Two or more races Students
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:180
# of Students in 1st Grade:230
# of Students in 2nd Grade:231
# of Students in 3rd Grade:243
# of Students in 4th Grade: -
# of Students in 5th Grade: -
# of Students in 6th Grade:269
# of Students in 7th Grade:275
# of Students in 8th Grade:320
# of Students in 9th Grade:275
# of Students in 10th Grade:291
# of Students in 11th Grade:270
# of Students in 12th Grade:283
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Derry Township SD School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 93% has decreased from 97% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Derry Township SD School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
93%
86%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $14,275 is higher than the state average of $13,057. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $12,720 is less than the state average of $12,924. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$52 MM$19 MM
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Spending$46 MM$19 MM
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Revenue / Student$14,275$13,057
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Spending / Student$12,720$12,924
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Did You Know?
Derry Township SD School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.45, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.27. The most diverse school in the district is Hershey Early Childhood Center. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.